Silence: A Conversation in My Head

“I can’t stop thinking about you.” “Why?” “I don’t know. I think it’s your eyes. And your silence.” “My silence?” “Yeah. Like what’s underneath it.” “Nothing.” “Stop.” “Make me.” “When you say that, all I want to do is kiss you. Your neck, that corner of your jaw, your soft mouth when it turns hard […]

Yes

Air, so much air, and breathing, the weight vanishing, its suddenness– a gasp, bright, ferocious, the freedom and peace, they descend, hover, collide, sweep me in blooms of oceans and vast forests of beautiful echoes. One word, no three, or four, but they released me, pegged me, folded me until I floated. Yes. I breathed […]

Surrender

“Desire becomes surrender. Surrender becomes power.” Joker, Suicide Squad It’s madness, this desire, these thoughts of giving in, giving up all control, submitting to you in ways no one understands. I want to surrender, burn under your grasp, your chains, the binds that twist on my wrists. Relinquish my fear, be yours, show you I […]

Before He Begins

I breathe in when he touches me, the air catching. I breathe in again, again, again, waiting for the moment, for his arrival, his entrance, his existence inside me. I wait for the exhale, and there are flashes, blooms of color in the air, and, again, I breathe in. And he’s there, his full length […]

Dissolve

I am crystals dissolving in your water. Your currents burst inside, unshackle my wrists, and tear me into something new. Your hands shape my clay, my malleable makeup, and roll me out like dough. Then you cut me apart, slice me into appetizing shapes, and all I want is to find the right size, the […]